Twenty-Five Short Plays: Selections from UNC’s Long Story Shorts Festival 2011-2015

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The cover of editor Dana Coen’s new anthology on UNC’s Long Story Short one-act plays.

The cover of editor Dana Coen’s new anthology on UNC’s Long Story Short one-act plays.

This event is the second in a series of three to be held in different locations around the Durham-Chapel Hill area; see events.unc.edu for more. 

Flyleaf Books welcomes Dana Coen, editor of “25 Short Plays, Selected Works from the University of North Carolina Long Story Shorts Festival,” for a dramatic presentation of two plays taken from the book.

Actors accompanying Coen will perform the works chosen.* A Q&A will follow.

Marking the first five years of the festival, the anthology “25 Short Plays” showcases works written to be performed in ten minutes with a small production budget.

*Please note that some mature language is used during this performance.

DANA COEN is the creator/producer of Long Story Shorts One Act Festival and the director of the Writing for the Screen and Stage program at UNC. A former New York actor, director, and produced playwright, Coen has written extensively for television, including the Fox series Bones, and eight seasons with the CBS series JAG. He was also a staff writer for television comedies and did comedy development for Walt Disney Studios.